Volume : VIII, Issue : VIII, August - 2019

Cross Sectional Comparative Study of Awareness of BCG Vaccine and tuberculosis among Urban and Rural Population

Dr Padmaja Kanchi, Dr Subodh Kanchi

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The cross sectional comparative study was aimed at assessing the awareness BCG Vaccine and Spread of tuberculosis among Urban and Rural Population. AIM:-1. To Study the awareness of BCG Vaccine among urban and rural study population and compare between urban and rural study population. 2. To study the knowledge of spread of tuberculosis and compare among Urban and Rural Population. 200 odd patients from Urban and Rural area were included. 87 participants out of 200 were of the opinion that BCG gives complete protection. Out of which, 74.72%participants were from urban and 25.28% were from rural area. 79 participants were in the opinion of partial protection. Out of which, 62.02% (49) were rural participants and 37.98% (30) were urban participants. Regarding knowledge of tuberculosis, misconception was seen more or less in both the population. It is a need of time to increase awareness of knowledge of tuberculosis.

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CROSS SECTIONAL COMPARATIVE STUDY OF AWARENESS OF BCG VACCINE AND TUBERCULOSIS AMONG URBAN AND RURAL POPULATION, Dr Padmaja Kanchi, Dr Subodh Kanchi GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-8 | Issue-8 | August-2019


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